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Jan 17, 2010 9:00am EST
a 20. difference allover the united states. i think obama had an ambitious agenda announced early in his term. it pushed the ideological limits of the country. at the beginning, there was rebellion in the town hall meetings. that now translates into electoral success or near misses. >> bill clinton is up there this weekend for martha coakley. rudy giuliani will be there for scott brown. i do not know if that is a plus or not. does the president go? >> it is to dangers. >> he has a lot of other things on his plate. -- is it too dgerous for the president to go? >> he has a lot of other things foon his plate. martha coakley may not be an inspiration in canada, but she did easily win a primary. she has done some less than inspirational things. that is her problem. >> i do not think this is about ideology. there is anger at government. people sense that state governments are not working. the federal government is strongly the -- struggling to function. people are furious. >> the governor of massachusetts is in trouble. anybody who is and is in trouble. there are precious few places whe
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Jan 9, 2010 6:30pm EST
do you make of that threat? >> well, clearly the united states is sending a strong message to the taliban, getting a bit of its own revenge. but the reality is that the united states has to rely on these advanced predators against a force that has no air force of its own. no advanced artillery and no satellite intelligence. and eight years after this conflict began the united states is having difficulty holding its own. >> and robin, we knew you were in beirut the last time the cia was attacked in this scope. you heard what the security director said, did you see a breakdown s this simply the risk that they face? >> well, clearly it's the risk they face. i think leon panetta is right. the reality is, 27 years after the first attack wiped out almost an entire cia station, the united states should have known better. this is a counterintelligence failure. >> robin wright, thank you. >>> meantime, the families of the fallen cia officers are now laying their loved ones to rest. in many cases these families had no idea the men and women they lost were working the front lines for cia. he
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Jan 23, 2010 6:30pm EST
i'm announcing that the united states government will appeal this decision. >> reporter: blackwater now working under a name and logo, inch cyst their guards worked lawfully on that day. iraqis call it a massacre. >> let's hope that american justice will deliver justice. >> in many ways it's like abu ghraib. it's a symbol to many people that the united states isn't serious about democracy. that is acting out of its own interest, without the concern for human rights and rule of law. >> reporter: iraq's ambassador to the u.s. say the blackwater case alone can't i road the u.s./iraq ties. a spokesman with the justice department say they will file an appeal in the case next week. >>> rachel martin in washington. >>> one more note overseas in afghanistan a roadside bomb killed two u.s. troops bringing the u.s. death toll this year to 22. the top u.s. commander in afghanistan, said u.s. forces will be at increased risk as more troops are deployed to take on the taliban. >>> still ahead -- a medical breakthrough for heart failure patients. this tiny pump could save many lives. >>> last lau
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Jan 18, 2010 11:35pm EST
for orphans already with plans to interthe united states. we'll continue to follow this story. >>> when we come back, verses from the bible inscribed on american weapons and the controversy from the so-called jesus rifles. so, doc... so, doctor... i've been thinking... no. you know how... no. so, doc, i've got this friend... [ male annouer ] talking to your doctor about erectile dysfunction isn't easy. actually, doc, there is something i want to talk to you about. [ male announcer ] but it's definitely a conversation worth having. twenty million men have had their viagra talk. when you're ready for yours, visit viagra.com for helpful conversation starters and to learn how viagra can help. ask your doctor if your heart is healthy enough for sex. don't take viagra if you take nitrates for chest pain as it may cause an unsafe drop in blood pressure. side effects may include headache, flushing, upset stomach, and abnormal vision. to avoid long-term injury, seek immediate medical help for an erection lasting more than four hours. stop taking viagra and call your doctor right away i
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Jan 17, 2010 6:00pm EST
sideways. i e-mailed back to experts in the united states who said she needed to go to a hospital immediately. we took off and arrived at the israeli medical center, one of the only functioning operating rooms in the country, and there, she's getting care that's better than she would have received before the earthquake. she's geing better care now than she would have a week ago. dan? >> dr. besser, thank you. and as dr. besser knows, she delivered a healthy baby girl tonight. and we're thankful for that. >>> so, as you know, the destruction here in port-au-prince is beyond belief. but there are actually places outside of the city where the damage and destruction is worse. abc's kate snow went to one such city tonight, a place that has been flattened, and where people say they have been forgotten. >> reporter: heading west along the coast, past the sugar cane fields, we pull into the town of leogane. you can't tell what the stores were. as we weave into downtown, the destruction is astounding. maybe 70% of the buildings and homes just gone. an old hardware store on the corner, a ph
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Jan 4, 2010 3:35am EST
for being with us. there was news out of yemen the united states embassy has been closed for security reasons and the british embassy closed as well. what can you tell us about the intelligence? >> looked at the intelligence that's available as far as the plans for al qaeda to carry out attacks possibly defense our embassy, possibly against u.s. personnel. decided it was the prudent thing to do to shut the embassy. we're working very closely with the yemeni authorities to address the threat that's out there. again it just demonstrates that al qaeda is determined to carry out these attacks and we're determined to thwart these attacks. >> there's a live threat, there's an active threat? >> there is. al qaeda has several hundred members in yemen and they've grown in strength. that's why from the first day of this administration we've focud on yemen. i've traveled out to yemen twice to talk to the president. in fact, this past week. we're continuing this dialogue. we've provided equipment training, we're cooperating very closely. >> there's a report that the british and the united states
ABC
Jan 26, 2010 11:35pm EST
the sale of eight separate automobile models in the united states. this huge move will allow the company to focus on fixing a high profile safety >>> tonight on "nightline," toyota in trouble. the giant automaker is forced to take dramatic action after a series of deaths tied to runaway toyotas. the sale of eight models is suspended, so, is your car safe to drive? got milk? beyond the milk mustache smiles, do you know where your milk really comes. >>? an undercover investigation exposed what critics call barbaric treatment of cows and it is all caught on hidden camera. >>> and mr. independent for president? is outspoken views on illegal immigration and the birther movement have made ima hero and a villain. now he may want your vote. so, wh's next for lou dobbs? >> announcer: from the global resources of abc news, with terry moran, martin bashir and cynthia mcfadden in new york city. this is "nightline," january 2thr toyota's taki o the ow apparently due to stuck accelerato pedals. it follows a pair of massive recalls and the reporting of our own chief investigative correspondent
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Jan 3, 2010 9:00am EST
every checkpoint in every domestic and foreign airport that has a plane bound for the united states. >> also a brief look back. >> it all comes down to the state of florida. >> and a cautious look ahead. where is the economy headed? >> the worst is definitely over. captioned by the national captioning institute -- www.ncicap.org -- >> on december 16, 2009, a young nigerian man bought a plane ticket in ghana. he paid almost $3,000 in cash. he gave no contact information. didn't give an address. same young man was on a british watch list andast may the british had banned him from entering the u.k. in november of 2009, the same young man's father, one of the most prominent men in my year yeah, had warned the american em wassy about his son and met with a c.i.a. agent to talkbout his concerns. nonetheless the young man board add plight in amsterdam, he lad explosives in his underwear, boarded a northwest airlines flight bound for detroit and just before landing he tried to light the explosives after which he was subdued by passengers and nightcap. at first the secretary of homeland security said
ABC
Jan 19, 2010 11:35pm EST
united states senate. and that's important to washington to wisconsin, it's important to massachusetts. it's important to the entire united states of america. >> thank you very much. inappreciate the votes. >> reporter: last week, i talked to brown about the state of the race. why all the excitement? >> well, because it represents an opportunity for change to go to washington. at least bring back the debate. as the 41st senator, i can can at least allow them to maybe look at things a little differently. >> reporter: he brought up that magic number 41. now he will become the 41st republican senator, enough to block health care reform and wreak havoc on the president's agenda. less than five months after the death of ted kennedy, the lion of the senate, the darling of massachusetts's liberals, it is the man who will take his seat that could be the biggest obstacle to what he held most dear. tonight was game six for democrats. the ball went through their legs. there are still plenty of people here at scott brown headquarters. i have to tell you, this place was packed. practically a fire h
ABC
Jan 4, 2010 3:05am EST
innovation is going to continue. that's where we lead the world. it's a positive for the united states. >> david, success stories in 2010 and beyond? >> i agree with andy. that would be on my list. two more. one is going to be mobile. the number of devices and the amount of power you have in the mobile device has grown extraordinarily in the lt decade. it's going to keep growing. the second one is green. someone's going to find a way to make greener energy, electric cars or something. the global warming problem isn't going away. the anxiety about being dependent on oil from abroad is not going away. think with some support from the government, but largely because they perceive demand, we're going to see breakthroughs there. >> 4 billion cell phones in the world versus 1 billion pcs. that says it all. thanks so much. great conversation. we so appreciate it. >> thanks. >> have a great 2010. andy serwer, david wessel. >>> up next on "the wall street journal report," host aextraord. i'll talk to mark mobius. >>> it's a dog's life. snoop dogg. lessons in perseverance and success from the wrapper and
ABC
Jan 7, 2010 12:05am EST
, britney spears' first marriage, so, enough. very cold in the united states this week. today, an arctic blast is blasting its way through the midwest. people are getting hit by blizzards and mcflurries. it is actually delicious. temperatures down to the t10s ad 20s in the northeast. the south is getting that cold. here in southern california today, sunny, 75 degrees. [ applause ] god likes us better, i guess. in order to make people feel better about the fact that it's so nice here and so not nice elsewhere, we did something smart today. we changed all of our thermometers from fahrenheit to celsius. oh, my, it's down to 24 degrees. it's -- grab a sweater. a lot of kids got to stay home from school today because of the snow. hay had a snow day. kids here, they don't ever -- they don't know what a snow day is. the only time kids from l.a. get to experience that joy is when they get out of prison. it's true. but i'll tell you what, in june, when the kids on the east coast have to make those snow days up, our kids will be busy sipping drinks in kevin dillon's hot tub, so that will be -- and
ABC
Jan 13, 2010 6:00pm EST
. >>> american air marshals when now be on all flights from nigeria to united states. nigeria has allowed federal officers on the flights after the failed christmas day attack. the accused bomber originated in nigeria. nigeria also wants american officials to train it nigerian officials. >>> united airlines is now jumping on the increased baggage check fairway did. delta was the first to announce $5 increases. the airlines will now charge $25 to check the first bag and $35 for the second bag. there is a small discount for travelers who pay in advance for their back online. >>> the legislative session of the maryland general assembly got underway this morning. the state budget is the top priority. the new $2 billion shortfall is likely to cause heated debate. a proposed alcohol tax. others want to rein in spending. foreclosures, job creation cent unemployment benefits are likely to dominate this session. >>> budget problems were also be at the center of the virginia legislative session. they have close to a $4 billion shortfall. they're talking about dropping the car tax and increasing the
ABC
Jan 11, 2010 6:00pm EST
. >> eight years ago today, the united states open the prison at guantanamo bay. >> and the controversy surrounding the prison remains. today, protesters took to the streets in d.c. >> the present, by executive order, was supposed to close on the 22nd of this month. that obviously is not going to happen, which is only exacerbating the controversy over what should happen with the detainees who remain there. >> protesters wore black hoods and orange jumpsuits. these demonstrators say they are furious that eight years after opening the prison at guantanamo bay, is a human rights catastrophe. >> i just assumed that somewhere along the line justice will prepare -- would prevail. >> they hope to put pressure on president obama, who on on the second day in office ordered the prison disclosed. >> we hope for a change of heart by those who are still held captive by their fears. >> i have not heard one individual who has said i want to get out of guantanamo and i want revenge. >> but many have returned to the fight, including two reportedly in the leadership in al qaeda on the arabian peninsula.
ABC
Jan 7, 2010 6:30pm EST
president of the united states is directing the intelligence community to do its job better. today, the president was contrite. >> as president, i have a solemn responsibility to protect our nation and our people. and when the system fails, it is my responsibility. >> reporter: president obama explained the three main findings of the review. one, the u.s. government had sufficient information to disrupt the al qaeda plot. two, the intelligence community leadership did not increase analytic resources working on the full threat. three, the watch listing system failed, and needs to be strengthened and improved. >> rather than a failure to collect or share intelligence, this was a failure to connect and understand the intelligence that we already have. >> reporter: the review states that information was obtained by several agencies over the last several months, including data about abdulmutallab, about the plans of al qaeda in the arabian peninsula, and the man known as the nigerian, believed to be abdulmutallab, planning an al qaeda attack. but quote, the different pieces of the puzzl
ABC
Jan 28, 2010 3:05am EST
, and god bless the united states of america. >> by now you've heard some of what the experts thought about the speech. we asked you to logon to our facebook fan page and tell us what you think and actually grade the speech. it's a c, he didn't say anything new and did not address the real problems for our economy. the high school dropout rate. >> jorge gave the president an "a." he said an "a" for me on the student loans and ending don't ask, don't tell. given what he had to begin with i'm sure he will get better as we head into his second year. >> a lot of "as." >> you can go to facebook and weigh in. we have dozens of responses. >>> when we come back, they've been practically sleepless waiting for apple's new tablet. apple fanatics chubby checker: hi i'm chubby checker. a new twist in the law makes it easier than ever to save on your medicare prescription drug plan costs. so what are you waiting for? go to www.socialsecurity.gov and apply for extra help. it's easier than learning the twist. ññññññññññññññññññññññññññññññññññññññññññññññ
ABC
Jan 14, 2010 3:05am EST
deployment. the united states air force is also sending military flight controllers to handle air traffic at haiti's main airport. >>> other nations from china to venezuela are also speeding aid to the stricken country. >> sonia gallego is joining us from london with the latest on global efforts to help haiti. good morning, sonia. >> good morning, vinita and eric. aid and medical supplies have begun to arrive in haiti. at this stage it is still just trickling in. aid agencies have not been able to land in the airport in the capital of port-au-prince as it was closed in the aftermath of the quake. but it's now reopened. the issue at hand is how to get that aid that has been promised to people who are desperately needing it. how initial supplies have run out, and food agencies are scrambling to bring in more from neighboring dominican republic to prevent the catastrophe from worsening. now, the red cross is saying that up to 3 million people are in urgent need of help. the u.s. has been leading the aid effort. china, russia, as well as countries from the european union are all scram
ABC
Jan 3, 2010 10:00am EST
. good morning. >> good morning. >> there's news that the united states embassy and the british embassy in yemen are closed this morning. what can you tell us about the intelligence? what is it shows about the new threats to u.s. interests there? >> it shows the threat that al qaeda poses in the area. i spoke with the ambassador there. looked at the intelligence available. the attacks possibly against the embassy and personnel, we decided it was the prudent thing to do to close the embassy. we're working closely with the yemeni authorities to address the threat that is out there. >> a live threat, an active threat? >> there is. al qaeda has several hundred members in yemen. they've grown in strength. that's why, from the very first day of this administration we've been focused on yemen. i've been to yemen twice. we're continuing a dialogue. we've provided equipment and training. we're cooperating closely. we've known about it for awhile. we're determined to destroy al qaeda in pakistan, afghanistan, or yemen. we'll get there. >> there's a report that the british and the united s
ABC
Jan 3, 2010 11:00pm EST
to the united states. every single passenger of from 14 terrorism prone countries will be subject to additional screening, including being patted down and having their carry-on items searched. while the full list of countries was not released, political -- "politico reports several that are on the list. >> i do not think it will help. i think it does not increase or maximize security. it is just a panic reaction. >> it is fine with me. >> there are also reports that other countries on the list of those 14 nations include yemen, pakistan, nigeria, saudi arabia, iraq, algeria, and 11 on. one tsa official describes it as a significant step forward. one other thing included in the new mandates, they continue to leave the one hour rule where you may or may not have to have things put away and stay in your seats. they are leaving that up to the captain of the flight. all of these go into effect at midnight. >> in the meantime, u.s. and british officials have closed their embassies in yemen. there are indications allegedly that al qaeda is planning an attack and that the u.s. is the targ
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Jan 13, 2010 12:00pm EST
year. let me show you the big picture of the whole united states. miami up to 61 right now. new orleans at 47. here is our satellite picture. you an see those clouds and a little bit of snow showers for the southeastern pennsylvania. lots of sunshine out there. the cold airtarts its retreat. the mild air starts to nudge on end. for tomorow and friday, the milder air starts to build on in it. the next system will start to take shape at the end of the week down the gulf of mexico. monday and tuesday, it looks like it will stay to the south and that will not have an impact at all. we're talking about some rain. we're still a couple of days out from the system clearly getting going. we will keep an eye on it. some cold rain sunday. for this afternoon and some showers here and there. fairly clear tonight. by the time you get into tomorrow, a bit warmer with a few passing clouds. friday and saturday look mild. monday some clearing for the long holiday. mi 40's next week. more news on the other nbc may not be laughing at its late-night lineup, but the comex caught in the middle, even s
ABC
Jan 24, 2010 11:00pm EST
haul. >> haiti has a lot of people pulling for it, and, certainly, the united states is going to be out there, first in line or up there with the very first with the reconstruction. >> they say that things will be measured in months and years, not days and weeks. >>> doctors and nurses on the uss comfort are scrambling to save lives. pamela brown was also on the comfort, and there is more on the men and women who are raging battle for life every day. >> off of the coast of haiti on wednesday. doctors areaving lives. this hospital can treat many patients, 150 being brought in every day. >> it is the toughest and i've ever had to do. >> he traveled here from the bethesda naval hospital. because of the amount of trauma he has taken in, it is at times too much to handle, physically and emotionally. >> i have kids. >> off of the haitian coast, the comfort is taking in patients every few minutes. >> the u.s.s. comfort is being stressed like she has never been stressed before, not during desert storm, not during katrina. >> a lot of these patients are children. doctors say that if they had not
ABC
Jan 20, 2010 4:30am EST
million. vinita and eric? >> nbc's linsey davis, thank you. >>> 53 haitian orphans arrived in the united states to begin new lives. most were already adopted waiting for final legal paperwork. they have been granted two-year humanitarian waivers through a program that may help other orphans come here, as well. >>> in los angeles a hillside neighborhood is off-limits because of severe storms and a threat of mudslides. the terrible weather has left behind destruction as alex stone reports. >> this blew out everything. >> reporter: ken bailey shows what remains of a neighbor's car after a small tornado hit his sunset beach apartment complex. >> all of a sudden the wind began to blow real hard. the windows began to shake. and then the windows blew out. >> reporter: the winds were so powerful, they flipped this suv on its side. this caught on home video also ripped off the roofs of several buildings. >> i was on the phone and i was just shaking. and i said, i am looking right at the tornado, i'm looking at it, it's coming this way! >> reporter: the second storm roared into southern california
ABC
Jan 19, 2010 12:00pm EST
the trail at the end. >> we need to continue that tradition by sending martha coakley to the united states senate. >> health care reform. brown would be the 41st republican senator, and up to a filibuster until health care in the senate, not to mention president obama's agenda -- climate change, banking reform anmaybe additional stimulus plans. >> a lot of these measures will rest on one vote. >> and then presidential prestige. the president campaigned in new jersey and virginia and loss. he campaigned for the olympics in copenhagen and lost. and now he has campaigned here. playing a role, the weather. wind, rain, freezing rain and snow is on the agenda and that could bring down turnout already expected to be low because this is a special election. political analysts say that gives an advantage to scott brown. reporting on capitol hill, matt brock, abc 7 news. >>> arlington police are investigating it that the accident inside a parking garage. it happened just before 4:30 p.m. yesterday inside a parking rise in the 900 blo of north taylor street. officials say 86-year-old -- spencer
ABC
Jan 6, 2010 12:00pm EST
united states that is braiding this especially cold winter -- braving this especially cold winter. countries across the globe are buried under unprecedented snow and cold. >> that is the sound of icy wind and snow falling in an unlikely place, central china parts of the country are expected to drop to 22 degrees below zero. for some, it was played time. but in south korea, it was work to clear away nearly a foot of snow in a single day, the heaviest snowfall in modern history. it was worse in denmark, commuters were better off on foot. emergency services called in to help rescue the stranded. oliver europe, from france -- all over europe, the new year is bring severe weather warnings. great britain is trying to cope. >> these are exceptional weather conditions. the amount of snow that it did not make much difference. >> scores of drivers were stopped overnight in their cars. traveling by train is not much better and all airports are experiencing major delays. >> we're quite prepared to sit at home and not go out in weather like this. >> unless there is a good snowball fight to be
ABC
Jan 12, 2010 11:00pm EST
of the united states -- it is on your shoulders. >> the grand jury is looking into whether there is enough evidence that they trespassed at the white house or lied to federal investigators to bring about criminal charges. we will keep you posted. >>> new photographs of the third person investigated for possibly crashing the white house dinner have surfaced. they show carlos allen with an agreed clinton,: paul, nancy pelosi and eric holder. -- and colin powell. he maintains he received an invitation. the investigation continues. >>> the cold ctinues. >> temperatures will go down tonight. doug says there is a much-needed relief on the way. >> we are tracking warmer temperatures. it will be short-lived. but we will take it. on our weatherbug network tonight, 26 in rockville. 34 degrees -- 27 in manassas. most everybody else is in t low to mid 20's. as far as what will happen tomorrow, a lot of sunshine. the coldest air will be back to the northeast. it is looking like we will hit 50 degrees tomorrow. along with sunshine. and then a warming trend as we had through thursday and friday. m
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Jan 14, 2010 4:30am EST
. capturing the mood in haiti. but also amongst loved ones here in the united states. >>> and now, for this morning's weather from around the nation. stormy in south texas. with rain and a chance of flooding in houston, san antonio and corpus christi. showers in the western part of the state. up to a half-foot of snow in new mexico. colorado, wyoming and montana. showers from missouri to michigan. >> at for above normal for the eastern half of the country. 33 in boston. near 40 in new york. and 74 in miami. 30s from detroit to the twin cities. 40s in portland, boise and billings. 51 in seattle. and 61 in sacramento. >>> still ahead, some of the other news. the banking world awaits an announcement today from the president. >> and those that run many of president. >> and those that run many of the nation's banks, in the hot >>> it is time, now, for a check of market activity, starting overseas. tokyo's nikkei average jumped 1.6% today. hong kong's hang seng is slightly lower. in london, the ftse opened higher. wall street starts the day with the dow at 10,680, after rising 53 points yest
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Jan 22, 2010 11:00pm EST
. intelligence does believe there are others out there, who have been given missions to attack the united states, and did they have not been found. >> authorities tell us that the accused northwest bomber, uar farouk abdulmutallab provided the fbi with descriptions of several non-arabs. >> there are also women who had been trained. al qaeda is looking to put together an attack using people who do not fit the profile we would be looking for. >> the alert comes as the uk raised their terror all let level to -- terror alert level to secure -- severe. janet napolitano said the system was working much better. >> across the community of nations, we are alert. ere is an increase in its abilities of terrorists like al qaeda to exploit travel. >> according to u.s. officials, six different people on the no- fly list were stopped from boarding u.s. flights in 148 hour period last weekend. >>> new at 11:00, a renewed push to help victims in the haiti. george clooney, halle berry, wyclef jean -- posting a benefit. the funds they raise will go to helping haiti. it comes as international agencies are st
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Jan 20, 2010 5:00am EST
united states. >> we will have quality affordable health care for all americans and it will be soon. >> we will be listening to what lawmakers are saying today following brownaused victory. coakley's campaign said they did not do enough to help her early on. curly -- courtney robinson, abc 7 news. >> thank you. >>> the grades are in. president obama remains personally popular. support for his policies has gone down. the latest poll shows 53% approve of his performance, but 62% believe the country is on the wrong track. >>> a manhunt is underway for a gunman who killed eight people. police believe they had the su spect, christopher speight. police say speight fired at a helicopter and forced it to land. the rupture of the fuel tank. >>> tareq and michaele salahi are scheduled to appear this morning. they have said they will invoke their fifth amendment rights because of remarks made by eleanor holmes norton. she criticized the couple. she said their client cannot rest on her >>> >. workers are scrambling to get enough help to haiti victims. u.s. troops are stanng guard outside the ho
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Jan 20, 2010 11:35pm EST
. president, thanks very much. >> thank you. appreciate it. >> the president of the united states. well, george, how did he do? >> reporter: i think he warmed up to it over the course of the interview, cynthia. i think you saw to the end, you know, that summation of his first year in offi. the president making the kinds of concessions that i think a lot of people out in the country expecting to hear. now, the white house has had some time to prepare for this. they saw this coming about a week ago. that was too late, though, as i said, right at the top. there was really nothing they could do. they knew they had to go show the flag in massachusetts on sunday. not expecting it would do much good, but you know, they're going to have to -- they still have a lot of tough decisions going forward, eecially on health care. >> so, how are they going to pivot? the state of the union is coming up. >> reporter: that is the big moment. they have to get through the health care debates. you saw the president basically signal that he knows the big bills that passed the house and the senate are dead, and
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Jan 4, 2010 6:00am EST
springfield to get to the pentagon. >> thank you. >>> starting today, passengers flying into the united states will face tougher security measures. >> this fall's the attempted bombing of the detroit plane on christmas day -- this follows the attempted bombing of a detroit. on christmas day. matt brock has more. >> scrutiny has been up since this christmas day bomb plot became public. we are told it is the new normal. security heightened. just ask the passengers in on this flight from london. >> they patted me down and it literally debate full-body search. legs, everything. i have never seen that before. >> the tsa has ordered increased security measures. every passenger will be subject to additional screening including pat-downs and carry on searches. the list of those countries has not been released, but cuba, iran, sudan and syria, nigeria, yemen and pakistan are on it. " i do not think it will help. the week institute rules does not increase or maximize security. it is just a panic reaction. >> that is why the christmas day -- yemen is were the christmas day plot was hatched. >> one
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Jan 29, 2010 6:00am EST
if it could be done in the united states. >> could this be the first thing toward moving back to a military tribunal? " they are locked into having a civilian trial. but who will be treated in criminal courts and who is not? republicans are trying to deny funding for these trials. >> ok. mike allen, thank you so much. >>> one last look at your traffic and the weather. >> we just have reports of a pedestrian struck by a vehicle. new hampshire avenue at randolph road. we will take you live. you can see flashing lights. the one not zoom in on that because of the sensitive nature. new hampshire avenue southbound at randolph road impacted because of the pedestrian hit. >> we're talking about cold air settle in in. temperatures only about 30 degrees. you wind chills will subside. clouds will thicken up overnight. light snow will develop. we do get more sunshine by sunday and monday. anywhere from a coding to an inch or two locally. further south, culpeper, three to six. watches are four spots of light, orange, will west and south of the area. >> ok. >>> thank you for watching. have a goo
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Jan 31, 2010 8:00am EST
. their leaders complained this was not enough. >> translator: i have to say that the united states comes in 11th place when providing aid. >> reporter: a little gratitude? it was not forthcoming and it left a bad feeling. perhaps because gratitude in return is a string we tend to attach. no one has held a concert for ethiopia for a long time. and when was the last time anyone texted a dollar for darfur. here at home, new orleans, we were outraged at the moment of crisis. and then the outrage faded. because we're human, we forget, and besides, aren't there aid groups still at work in all of these places? now there's haiti. where it took an earthquake to get our attention. in the aftermath, the pattern may reat. there may be crossed signals on the right kind of aid, emphasis on the children, perhaps gratitude expected that may not be returned. and then we might just move on. but all that -- it's human nature, like the instinct to give is human nature. and tangled up or not, that's a good thing. i'm john donvan, for "good morning america." >> or, we can all try to stop the pattern. a good r
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Jan 30, 2010 7:00am EST
will be president of the united states. and i want to work for him. >> reporter: now, in "the politician," the once fiercely loyal aide, is revealing the secrets he asked him to conceal, about this woman. did rielle hunter spend time in edwards' home? >> yes. he had just gotten his musical system put in. and elizabeth was there. we had some rock music blaring. sitting on his back porch, watching the rain. and the ne kept on pouring. and they started talking about once elizabeth was gone. and the comment was made, this is the way it should be. and once elizabeth is gone, this is the way it will be. there was this one song called "steady as we go," by dave matthews band. that was their song. and according to edwards, he was going to get them to play at his wedding, after he was president. >> reporter: he was talking about the possibility of a wedding? >> she told us the next morning that the senator got up and took the kids to school. when he came back, they made love. in john and elizabeth's bed. >> reporter: in the same bed? >> yes. >> reporter: the loyal aide kept the senator
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Jan 6, 2010 12:05am EST
united states this week is freezing cold. arctic conditions, they say. it's below freezing all around the midwest, the east. it got down to the 20s in georgia and florida. it's in the 20s in new jersey. some of the cast members from the show "jersey shore" were forced to put their shirts on. it is very cold. here in l.a., 77 degrees. with the wind chill, about 76. still, so beautiful today, sunny and -- i know it has to do something to do with the whole portal to hell thing, but who cares, really? i don't -- i do not like the cold weather, and, well, neither -- this is a police officer from washington, d.c., who handled a snowball fight. let's just say it was poorly. >> we have new video of a chaotic scene when a detective pulled out a gun in a snowball fight. >> detective bailor, putting a gun at a snowball fight. >> yes, i did, because i got hit with snowballs. >> jimmy: all right. hit him. he should play for the wizards, you know? we're five days into the new year. time to give up your resolutions. my situp a day resolution already shot. some new laws went into affect on jan
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Jan 5, 2010 5:00am EST
that threat. >>> bodies of seven cia agents have been returned to the united states. we're learning more about the suicide bomber who was working as a double agent. he was invited to the base because he claims to have information about the second-in- command to osama bin laden. >>> jim zorn is out. a new redskins coach could be named as soon as today. mike shanahan is reportedly very close to making a deal. he and his wife flew to to thow. he could bring along his son. all of the latest developments coming up in just a few minutes. >>> a fifth person is under arrest in the shooting death of arvell alston. lynn wilkerson turned himself into police yesterday. d.c. police officer reginald jones of allegedly court made that robbery. he and the other suspects are now facing felony murder charges. >>> an emotional tribute to a man who was fatally shot while protecting his home from home invaders. a vigil was held emmanuel durant last night emmanuel. he was remembered as a hard- working team who helped around the neighborhood. men burst into his home and demanded money. he was shot and kil
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Jan 5, 2010 7:00am EST
swimmer. >> at age 10 she was one of the ten fastest 9 and 10-year-olds in the united states in the 100-meter breast stroke. always wanted to give nicknames. i remember looking at her name in the program and having a hard time pronouncing it, h-y-u -- we'll call you juju and it kind of caught on. >> i was trying to get her to be a chemistry major or physics major. she knew very clearly what she wanted to do. >> juju what, do you plan to do after graduation. >> i'd like to be a field reporter and work somehow in broadcast journalism. >> i'm juju chang. >> juju has paid her dues. done everything from the entry level and touched all the bases all the way up. >> welcome to the 6:00 edition. >> reporting live from the florida evergrades. >> this is one of more than a half dozen entrances. >> do we know where the babies are from. >> juju takes the news seriously. >> hello from new york. i'm juju chang. >> doesn't initially always have to take herself so seriously. >> thank you, thank you, nice job. >> incredibly fun to be around. >> don't go. don't go. >> i remember the final night she was on
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Jan 8, 2010 7:00am EST
. the ones that attack us here in the united states. >> to the bush administration, in the military tribunals, they got three convictions in eight years. and there were several convictions in civilian courts, including moussaoui, the 20th hijacker. >> this is if you get information or not. if you put someone, in a civilian court, in a srt period of time, a lawyer appointed person shows up. if you have a person in a military system, you can question him endlessly, to make sure you have the full scope of information. and you get it timely. >> youon't buy they've gotten everything they can. >> of course, they haven't. in 30 hours? why would you get everything you can in 30 hours? and why would you stop questioning a terrorist? why would you put an artificial time limit in the amount of time you can question terrorist? and this has implications way beyond this particular person. this is the way they're approaching things. and it's part of a -- i'm very hopeful that president obama turned a corner yesterday. he first used the words, thank goodness, war on terror. hasn't done that since h
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Jan 3, 2010 8:00am EST
. >> that's right. >>> we begin this morning with yemen. the united states embassy there is closed this morning. the u.s. embassy. u.s. officials say they shut it down in response to ongoing threats from al qaeda. rachel martin has more. >> reporter: that's right. the state department taking no chances, telling employees to stay home. petraeuss' surprise visit was short and to the point. he told the yemeni president he could count on the uted states to support their efforts. the u.s. will double its aid to yemen's anti-terror efforts. petraeus met with u.s. special forces soldiers. training yemeni troops in counterterrorism. >> we've permitted the development of al qaeda there that is vibrant, widespread, and lethal. >> reporter: places christmas day bomber farouk abdulmutallab might have visited. president obama said this weekend that fighting terrorism in yemen requires partnership. >> i've made it a priority to strengthen our partnership with the yemeni government. working with them to strike al qaeda terrorists. >> reporter: two weeks ago, two attacks were launched on suspected al q
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Jan 12, 2010 3:05am EST
" says this woman. "and i belve i'll be able to get one." their view of the united states? more complicated. 68% say they support the american troops in afghanistan now. and they agree with president obama's recent troop surge. "they bring us security," says this woman. but eight years of disappointment in america's performance has left overall approval of the u.s. at only 38%. so what about the enemy, the taliban? our pollshow they remain extremely unpopular. they say, we have bad memories of the taliban. while embattled president hamid karzai is ridi his post election wave of hope. polling in afghanistan is daunting and dangerous. abc news and our partners here sent 168 pollsters out all across the country door-to-door taking the pulse of more than 1,500 people. asking them about ordinary life here. for instance, that covering for women, the burqa, should it be the husband's decision or hers? in this untry, a split decision. women say they should decide. the majority of men say it's the husband's choice. this woman added perspective. "my husband's not the problem," she says. "
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Jan 27, 2010 3:05am EST
. >> doesn't look pregnant. hey, s ♪ [male announcer] to the men and women of the united states armed forces, the uso delivers the joys and comforts of home. even out here. find out how you can help at uso.org >>> this morning, sales suspended. toyota stops selling its most popular cars as it searches for problems plaguing drivers. >> our accelerator's stuck, we're in trouble. we can't -- there's no brake. >> what's causing toyotas to race out of control. >>> haiti's heart. an exclusive look inside demolished national palace. a leader and his wife now living in a tent. >>> and, big apple. a big day for the electronics wonder. huge buzz but no one knows for sure what's in store. >> only apple, a company with this kind of track record, could play hide the peanut like they have. >> we're just hours from the unveiling on this wednesday, january 27th. >> from abc news, this is "world news now." >> we're going to go out on the scene to check that out tonight. so stick around. >> everybody's waiting to see that unveiling. >> it's big news. >> good morning and thanks for being with us. i'm vinita na
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Jan 14, 2010 7:09am EST
. >> i spoke with the haitian ambassador to the united states this morning. he thinks there's about 100,000 casualties. other estimates as high as 500,000. what's your best estime right now? >> george, i don't want to hazard a guess. we know from the analysis we're doing with the teams that are on the ground there, that it's devastated. there are about 3 million people affected. thousands and thousands, don't want to put a number, but tens of thousands, we fear are dead. many thousands more injured. you know, when you look at the television pictures that you and others are broadcasting, you see all of this. but when you're on the ground, you see the roads that are totally impassable. an airport that was knocked out of commission. no air traffic control. trying to piece together the step-by-step, patient work that is necessary to minimize the loss of both life. and try to get people back into some semblance of normalcy, is just very hard. >> this is a country that's just going to have to be rebuilt from the ground-up, isn't i >> well, thankfully, the people of haiti are a resilient p
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Jan 27, 2010 11:35pm EST
. thank you. god bless you. and god bless the united states of america. >> so, that was the state of the union. president obama will now take his message on the road. he'll be speaking in florida tomorrow and in new hampshire next week. >>> and when we come back, so, did president obama make the grade? our expert panel joins us live to break down tonight's state of the union address. ♪ ♪ ♪ when it comes to protecting the things you care about... ...leave nothing to chance. travelers. insurance for auto, home, and business. the smell of warm maple syrup. you know the smell after it rains. that's it. announcer: whatever scents fill your household, tidy cats scoop neutralizes the odors of multiple cats. tidy cats scoop. keep home smelling like home. like i couldn't catch my breath. i couldn't believe i was actually having a heart attack. i remember being at the hospital, thinking about my wife. i should have done more totake care of myself., now i'm exercising, waching my diet, and i trust my heart to lipitor. (announcer) lie some other, cholesterol lowering medications, lipitor i
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Jan 12, 2010 6:30pm EST
is an important opportunity with the new interests in afghanistan by the united states with more awareness within afghanistan on our shortfalls and shortcomings and the requirements for a better afghanistan. >> part of the opposition of the united states was americans are losing their lives. and we know afghan security forces and civilians are losing their lives, too. but americans are losing their live lives when corruption is undermining the objective. >> the objective is here, indeed. corruption is there in afghanistan. corruption is undermining our government, our society, and we must continue to work against it. i as the president of afghanistan am responsible and must take care of the afghan part of corruption. within the afghan community. >> when you went to helen we were told it was rocket fueled gun fire that was fired at you. how many assassination attempts? >> i don't know, maybe three, four. not much. >> when the u.s. pushes you to go out more in the country? >> the afghan people want to see more of their country. it's a good thing. for me to be with the afghan people
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Jan 24, 2010 6:30pm EST
be going to vancouver to represent the united states. fletcher was named one of the finalists for the walter payton award, that is the man of the year award in the nfl. the winner will be announced at the super bowl. >> we will be ( clicking ) ( laughs, click ) when you hear a click, ( clicking ) you know it's closed and secure. that's why hefty food bags click closed. hefty! hefty! hefty! so you know you've helped lock in freshness and lock out air... to help prevent freezer burn. be sure it's secure with hefty food bags. just one click and you know it's closed. hefty! hefty! hefty! ( click, click, click ) >>> bring your umbrella if you are going anywhere tonight. >> take a look at all the rain on the way. the cold front will like -- will arrive late tomorrow morning, bringing cooler conditions. it did five degrees for the morning high temperature. it will fall during the afternoon hours. sushine on tuesday and wednesday, and those are snowflakes for thursday, friday, and into saturday. some really cold air is on the way once again. >> is wor tough call. dealer: well, during the volk
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Jan 19, 2010 5:00pm EST
with others from the united states and around the world. >experts in finding a livg and using everything from heavy equipment to their own fingertips to bring them out, including his baby girl. >> we were able to pull out and put her right in her mother's hands. >> in all, the united states teams have made 72 rescue's with the hope that even after 160 plus hours, there are more miracles to be discovered. >> time to go to work. and move to see if we can find her. >> the mission continues to be making a live rescues. they say as long as they get information there are signs of life under a collapsed building, they will respond. >> truly amazing work they are doing there. doctors from the children's national medical center are doing what they can to help victims of the earthquake. in orthopedic surgery team is at a local hospital. that team has already performed numerous surgeries, it has more than 300 patients waiting to be seen. >>> a flight carrying 53 haitian orphans evacuated has arrived in pittsburgh. they read the children's hospital of pittsburgh for medical care and will
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Jan 6, 2010 3:05am EST
20 ligers in the united states liger is pretty much my favorite animal. >> thank you, napoleon. >> this liger doesn't have a name yet so the zoo is conducting a contest to pick one. maybe napoleon, how about that. >> that would be a good one. >> we'll be back with more "world news now." (announcer) sleep is your body's strongest ally. and improve your concentration. tylenol pm works with your body to ease the aches and pains that keep you awake, and helps you fall asleep in a non-habit forming way. because the better you sleep, the better you feel. because the better you sleep, assistance getting around their homes. there is a medicare benefit that may qualify you for a new power chair or scooter at little to no cost to you. stay tuned for this important medicare benefit information and free scooter guarantee. imagine... one scooter or power chair that could improve your may entitle you to pay little to nothing to own it. one company that can make it all happen ... your power chair will be paid in full. the scooter store. why should you call the scooter store today? because the
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Jan 5, 2010 6:30pm EST
terrorists. >> he demanded violence against the united states in the most brutal way. you know, he was -- he was rapidly pro al qaeda. >> reporter: and now it turns out that was no act, and the implications are huge for u.s. efforts against al qaeda in the region. every single unsuccessful air strike, every single fact he provided, every other informant working for the u.s. in the area, will not have to be closely re-examined. nothing short of a major catastrophe for u.s. intelligence at a time when their best efforts are needed. >> thank you, brian. >>> and still ahead on "world news," is this latest kind of elder abuse? a nurse and pharmacist stand abused. >>> do you need these? everne is talking about the brand new gadgets billed as the next big thing. >>> and out of peril and into life and life and life. happy new year! welcome to progressive.com! this place is hoppin'! ah, it's resolution season! well, my resolution -- save money. last year, millions of people visited progressive.com, and those who switched saved an average of over $350. no wonder it's like a party in here. [ blows horn
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Jan 19, 2010 7:00am EST
the united states senate. >> reporter: health care reform, brown would be the 41st united states senator, enough to filibuster and hill health care in the senate. it's not just health care, that extra seat would put president obama at climate change, banking reform. >> a lot of these decisions are going to rest on one vote in the united states senate. >> reporter: and then presidential prestige, the president campaigned in cokopp n copenhag copenhagen. and lost president obama promised to reach across the aisle and govern, and yet scott brown is able to tap into the frustration. >> call it frustration or sadness. >> one thing to keep in mind here, president obama won every county in massachusetts. the deepest blue the ones he won by the most, the brighter counties, the ones where he was weaker. everyone is looking at the weather forecast. sam champion, our very own weather dude, tells us we are expecting rain in boston. light snow and rain mix. in the southern part of the state where republicans do relatively better. there is about an inch of ow expected. it doesn't look, though, the wea
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Jan 18, 2010 7:00am EST
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Jan 21, 2010 3:05am EST
presidency, the men and women of the united states secret service, and they have a tradition of excellence in their missions. and nothing that transpired on november 24th should take away from the extraordinary services the united states secret service performs on a daily basis. >> did you attend the white house state dinner held on november 24th, 2009, as part of a reality tv stunt? mr. chairman, i am under a nondisclosure agreement and should not discuss matters related to the television matter. >> that is not the answer. let me give you another chance to -- >> well, mr. chairman, on advice of counsel i respectfully assert my right to remain silent and decline to answer your question. >> were you on the secret services office security list at the first checkpoint to enter the white house grounds? >> on advice of counsel i respectfully assert my right to remain silent and decline to answer your question. >> when you were advised at the gate that your name was not on the list why did you continue to attempt to enter when you knew you did not have final confirmation? >> on advice
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Jan 28, 2010 4:30am EST
president of the united states. >> reporter: the president delivered the state of the union address with confidence. but awareness that an increasing number of americans aren't buying into his agenda. >> for these americans and so many others, change has not come fast enough. some are frustrated. some are angry. >> reporter: mr. obama focused an americans' frustration with the weak economy. and concerns about the ballooning trillion-dollar deficit. he proposed spending freezes, tax cuts for the struggling middle class, and ways to put people back to work. >> jobs must be our number one focus for 2010. that's why i'm calling for a new jobs bill tonight. >> reporter: republicans during much of the speech, by staying seated. and the gop response was delivered by bob mcdonnell, who was recently elected as virginia's new governor, by voters angry with the president's policies. >> in the past year, more than 3 million people have lost their jobs. yet, the democratic congress continues deficit spending, adding to the bureaucracy, and increasing the national debt on our children and grandch
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